Today: Partly cloudy throughout, highs in the lower 90s, lows in the mid-70s. Details here.
Drought Index is at 74.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
The OED’s Word of the Day: plouter, v..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
Saturday, Sunday: Field Day: The Ham Radio Operators of the Flagler Emergency Communications Association will join with thousands of other amateur radio operators nationally showing their emergency communications skills for 24 hours beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday (June 22) in the training room of the Flagler Beach Fire Rescue Department at 320 South Flagler Avenue. The public is welcome to stop by and participate in this drill, observe, operate specialized equipment and chat with local hams to learn more about the Amateur Radio Service created under Federal Regulations Title 47 and the regulated by the Federal Communications Commission. Details here.
Saturday: The Flagler Beach Pier reopens after it was damaged by Hurricane Matthew and underwent a $917,000 emergency repair job. Details here.
Saturday: Golf Croquet At the Palm Harbor Golf Club, 9 a.m.: Free golf croquet is a fun way to get outdoors with your family. It’s an activity offered as part of the Mayor’s Find Your Fitness Community Challenge. Recreation Leaders from our Parks Department will lead the games. Free, but please register at 386-986-GOLF (4653).
Miami attorney Michael Higer will be sworn in as president of The Florida Bar during the organization’s annual convention. West Palm Beach attorney Michelle Suskauer will be sworn in as president-elect. (Friday, 9:30 a.m., Boca Raton Resort and Club, 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton.)
The State Consumer Health Information and Policy Advisory Council, which works on issues related to transparency and reporting of health-care data, will meet. (Friday, 10 a.m., Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Dr., Tallahassee.)
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The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through June 8 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):
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